Stoke & Staffordshire

Kidsgrove man dies after fire in front garden

A 38-year-old man has died following a fire in a front garden in north Staffordshire.

Emergency services were called to Fifth Avenue in Kidsgrove at 22:10 BST on Wednesday.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue said the fire was out by the time the crews arrived.

The man was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with serious burns but later died from his injuries.

An investigation is under way but police are not treating the death as suspicious.

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